Unpaid Work in China: Causes and Responses

By Han Ruiyang, Miao Wenchen, Xue Yuxuan, Shi Jiale Generally, women undertake more unpaid work than men, which indicates significant gender inequalities. In China, even if time spent on unpaid domestic work has been declining with the boom of the economy, its distribution inside the family is still quite unequal[1]. China has promised to incorporate gender equality into basic state policies at the Fourth World … Continue reading Unpaid Work in China: Causes and Responses

A Report on the Status of Chinese LGBT+ Organizations and Their Work Scope

Over the past several decades, LGBT+ people have experienced promising changes in China, especially with increasing acceptance in society. There are a variety of LGBT+ organizations in China with different goals and aspirations in mind, that of which includes promoting gay, lesbian, transgender rights; strengthening the LGBT+ community; promoting public visibility; and many more. LGBT+ organizations such as media outlets, NGOs, social enterprises, volunteer groups, as well as members outside of the LGBT+ community have joined together to pave a sturdy path for the Chinese LGBT+ movement. Continue reading A Report on the Status of Chinese LGBT+ Organizations and Their Work Scope

“我是中国人”:在穗中非混血孩子的身份认同与成长挑战

在广州,有许许多多“非二代”孩子,他们的父母至少有一方为非洲籍。这些孩子面临着方方面面的压力。哪怕能说一口流利的普通话,有着与他人无异的爱好,他们还是会因为不一样的肤色而遭到同龄人的排挤。 Continue reading “我是中国人”:在穗中非混血孩子的身份认同与成长挑战

新闻舆论撕裂的“黑与白”:疫情期间中非民间关系观察

随着1990年代中国市场的开放与珠三角工业的发展,以及新世纪以来“一带一路”倡议的提出和中非合作的深入,作为对外贸易重要港口的广州吸引了大量非洲人。根据广州市公安出入境部门数据,2019年12月25日,非洲国家人员共计13652人。小北、三元里一带还形成了颇有非洲风情的“巧克力城”。 Continue reading 新闻舆论撕裂的“黑与白”:疫情期间中非民间关系观察

Impacts of COVID-19 on Hotels in Yangtze River Delta

By Jing Sun, Gaoyi Hua, Yiyuan Huang Since December 2019, the outbreak of coronavirus in China had brought tremendous changes in society. Almost all industries in the economy were negatively shocked, with the total revenue much less than before. Specifically, the hospitality industry was struck by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many hotels were turned upside down (Kilgore 2020). Government strategies to reduce the infection of … Continue reading Impacts of COVID-19 on Hotels in Yangtze River Delta